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Hjorleifshofoi, Vik

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#6 of 7 in Nature in Vik
Geologic Formation · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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Hjörleifshöfði (Icelandic: [ˈçœrˌleifsˌhœvðɪ]) is a 221 m (725 ft)-high inselberg in southern Iceland. It consists of palagonite. The mountain is located on the Mýrdalssandur outwash plain about 15 km (9.3 mi) east of Vík í Mýrdal, and was an island in the Atlantic Ocean.
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  • We did half the long hike up the mountain, but as it was late already and extremely windy up there we headed back, but oh my.. The scenery up there is really breathtaking. There's some historical... 
    We did half the long hike up the mountain, but as it was late already and extremely windy up there we headed back, but oh my.. The scenery up there is really breathtaking. There's some historical...  more »
  • Amazing hike, but there isn’t a ton of information. Head out to the site & park. There will be a landmark sign by the highway, as well as one about a mile or so in, off to the left. This will start... 
    Amazing hike, but there isn’t a ton of information. Head out to the site & park. There will be a landmark sign by the highway, as well as one about a mile or so in, off to the left. This will start...  more »
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  • Hike is too long. not worth it
  • Amazing experience. Both hiking around the mountain to view the cave, and climbing it to reach the Graves atop the hill. Feels like you've entered a different reality for a bit. Was fairly empty on top, did not see anybody else until we returned back down.

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